Pollination welcomes Dame Amelia Fawcett as Senior Advisor

London, February 7 – Pollination, the global climate and nature investment and advisory firm, has appointed Dame Amelia Fawcett, DBE CVO as a Senior Advisor, bringing her decades of experience to Pollination’s role in helping accelerate the transition to a net zero, nature positive and resilient future.

Dame Amelia has a long career spanning business, finance, law, government, the arts and charitable organisations. She is the Lead Director of State Street, Co-Chair of the International Panel on Biodiversity Credits (the “IAPB”), Chair of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Chair of the Circular Bioeconomy Alliance. She had previous senior roles at Morgan Stanley, the Wellcome Trust, HM Treasury, Bank of England, Guardian Media Group and The Prince of Wales’ Charitable Foundation.

Dame Amelia commented“I’m truly delighted to join Pollination as a Senior Advisor. In the face of the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate. Pollination is perfectly placed to drive impact around the world and add value to its clients in this complex and critical space.

2024 will be a crucial year for nature and I look forward to working with Pollination’s talented team and their clients to ensure the promise of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF) is realised and we maintain momentum on halting and reversing biodiversity loss.”

Martijn Wilder, Pollination’s CEO and Founder, said: “We are honoured to have Dame Amelia join our esteemed Senior Advisory group. To attract someone of her calibre is a coup and a clear indication to the market that Pollination is the “go-to” partner for climate and nature advisory and investment.”

Pollination was founded in 2019 and has quickly become one of the global leaders in net zero and nature positive advisory and investment services, advising corporations, governments and financial institutions, accumulating US$650 million in assets under management through a joint venture with HSBC and developing market-leading projects in nature-based climate solutions and renewable energy.

Chaired by Geoff Summerhayes, Pollination’s Senior Advisory group brings together leaders with unparalleled expertise who have been at the forefront of their careers and are now setting the global climate and nature agenda. The group includes James Cameron, co-founder of the Climate Change Capital, the world’s first green investment bank; Ricardo (Rick) Nogueira, former Senior Advisor to the Special Envoy for Climate Change in the Obama administration; and Anne Alonzo, a recognised global food and agriculture leader.

About Pollination

Pollination is a global climate change investment and advisory firm dedicated to accelerating the transition to a net-zero, nature positive future. The organisation has a presence in 13 countries across The Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. The Pollination team includes global leaders in finance, technology, business, law and policy. Harnessing the team’s diverse expertise, Pollination helps government, business, and public and private capital to navigate the climate transition, designing and investing in breakthrough ideas that deliver financial returns.

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